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Dec 16, 2012 4:00am PST
the new york city police officer offered a homeless man a pair of boots on a cold night. or a tennessee boy who helped his brother complete in a triathlon and who could forget this libyan child who doesn't believe in hate holding a sign apologizing for the embassy attack in benghazi. so much to be thankful for even in this very difficult time. we continue our coverage of the connecticut elementary school shooting right now. >>> good morning, everyone. i'm john berman. we're in newtown, connecticut, this morning. >> i'm kate bolduan. you're watching our continuing coverage. it feels like we've been here a long time just trying to figure out what's going on with the story. president obama will be coming here later today and meet with some of the victims' families and we're told he will speak at a vigil being held tonight. meanwhile, the community is grieving. we saw more vigils here last night really moving vigils. 20 children and 6 adults died in friday's shooting inside sandy hook elementary. we should begin hearing the first funeral plans for some of the victims very soon. we also want
CNN
Dec 29, 2012 4:00am PST
killed when superstorm sandy hit in late october. the governors of new york and new jersey, the hardest hit states have estimated damages at more than $78 billion with a "b,". >>> the senate has approved a bill extending secret eavesdropping overseas. the measure's headed to president obama. he's expected to sign it. cnn's brian todd takes a closer look at this controversial foreign intelligence surveillance act. >> reporter: he ordered it just after 9/11, and it became one of the most controversial tactics used by former president george w. bush and his security team to fight the war on terror. the secret wiretapping without warrants of communications between u.s. residents and people overseas suspected of being terrorists. it drew fire because sometimes the communications of innocent americans got caught up. in 2008, the practice was authorized by congress but with limitations. a warrant is now required to target an american, including americans who are abroad. but it's still a hugely controversial program, and the senate's just approved a five-year extension of it. it'll be signed by
CNN
Dec 22, 2012 4:00am PST
this blizzard in iowa and wisconsin traveled through ohio and is now hitting pennsylvania and upstate new york. plus, there is another blizzard in the forecast for more on that, let's check in alexandra steele. good morning. so the coasts are getting the bad weather right now, right? >> that's it. the northeast and the west coast. and what we're really seeing here in the northeast isn't really a part of that massive system that crossed the country, brought the blizzard warnings and a foot to 2 feet of snow. what we really have here in the northeast, very blustery conditions and believe it or not, it's those lake effect snow bands. so those lake effect prone areas. so syracuse, rochester, and buffalo, cleveland, down to erie. getting another 4 to 8 inches of snow. but as an aggregate it's very, very windy and blustery and much colder than it's been. so even places like new york city seeing a few snow showers, potentially. no accumulation. but it's very windy. here's a look at the current gusts in the last hour or so. right now in washington, 24-mile-per-hour gusts, detroit, pittsburgh, new york
CNN
Dec 30, 2012 3:00am PST
on a new york subway platform. >>> two missing brothers had been found safe and their father is now in police custody. ben and harry cleary were found 250 miles from an atlanta area home after a tipster saw it here on cnn. they were on a planned trip with their dad but did not return when expected. he'll be charged with felony interference with custody. >>> a tragic scene in california where three people were killed in a small plane crash near san diego. faa official says the plane crashed under unknown circumstances. it was heading to phoenix. an investigation is under way. >>> to massachusetts now, where a snowstorm is pounding the state. boston could see up to eight inches of snow today. the city's mayor has already declared a snow already. a top priority there is getting the roads cleared for public safety. freezing temperatures are in the forecast there for this week. >>> their neighbors to the south in rhode island, also breaking out the shovels this morning. look at this video. about a foot of snow has already fallen in some parts of the state. >>> it's the site of the worst
CNN
Dec 2, 2012 3:00am PST
is going so far? >> i think so far the program is going well. >> reporter: but new york city deputy mayor cass holloway is well aware emotions are high. >> some of these frustrations go beyond the fact that a repair person maybe isn't showing up as fast as they want them to. i think it has to do with the magnitude of what people have been through. it's a lot. >> reporter: new york officials say they have thousands of contractors and supplies beginning to deploy with hopes of repair manageriring 200 home. >> we're just going to take work from them and give it to the best performing contractors. >> reporter: fema hopes the rapid repairs program, something new for the agency, will turn frustration around. >> government agencies don't change fast. we changed on a dime on this one to do things that have never been done before. >> how would you sum up what happened at that town hall meeting? >> nobody knows what they were doing. they have no idea what to do. they're learning as they go along. that's why people were so angry. >> the storm causes the anger, okay. we're used to that. what we want
CNN
Dec 23, 2012 3:00am PST
, new jersey, which is a little south of new york city. the mayor told our affiliate that the school was planning on implementing the idea before the nra spoke out on friday. some schools there already had armed guards, but new jersey's governor chris christie does not agree with that idea. >> i'm not someone who believes that having multiple armed guards in every school is something that will enhance the learning environment. that's our first responsibility inside a school is the learning environment. you don't want to make this an armed camp for kids. i don't think that's a positive example for children. we should be able to figure out how to enhance safety. >> the mayor of marlboro sports control but armed guards will give a sense of comfort. >>> people packed a church to mourn the victims of friday's shooting rampage. more than 250 people were at a vigil last night. a 44-year-old man shot and killed three people at three different crime scenes while driving through blair county. police killed the gunman in a shootout. the investigation still ongoing. >>> well, "time" magazine nam
CNN
Dec 29, 2012 3:00am PST
the fact that we know the name of a man pushed to his death at a new york city subway station now. he's identified as 46-year-old dusend. a sketch of the suspect. she's described as a heavy set woman in her 20s who was wearing a ski jacket and sneakers. poppy harlow has more on the investigation for us. >> it was horrible. >> reporter: this man says he heard the final scream of the victim. james callanan's train was halted. >> they said last stop on the train, debris fell on the tracks. >> reporter: witnesses say the victim was standing on the edge of this subway platform in queens when a woman who was pacing and talking to herself pushed him on the tracks. surveillance footage captured this woman running from the station. police are searching for the woman they describe as heavy set in her 20s wearing a ski jacket and sneakers. >> we do live in a world where subway platforms are open and that's not going to change. >> reporter: at a news conference friday, mayor bloomberg and ray kelly were inundated with questions about the subway death. >> a second subway pushing death in this city
CNN
Dec 9, 2012 4:00am PST
. but in reading those letters, decided that i really couldn't stay in our home and in our city of new york if i wanted to get on with my life and that's when it took me to paris. paris is at the heart of this love story because for whatever reason every happy moment in high life seems to have taken place in paris. >> you say in the book what was i if not part of a couple. you are no longer part of mrs. richard holbrooke. >> i don't think i would have discovered really who i am and my strength if i can say that if i had just sailed through life as mrs. holbrooke. >> kati, what do you hope readers will get from this book? >> that there is life after loss. here's the lesson. live every day and please be sure to tell the people that you love that you love them because you really can't count on anything and that shouldn't make us uneasy. it should make us embrace life fully as i now try to do. >> in the book, marton also writes quite a bit about her first husband and the father of her two children peter jennings and their tempestuous relationship they had. she talks about her struggles including her
CNN
Dec 8, 2012 3:00am PST
. they were married in toronto, canada, in 2007. spire died in 2007 in new york at a time when new york recognized same-sex marriages that were performed outside the state. she was required to pay $363,000 on federal estate taxes on her inheritance that she would not have had to pay that opposite marriages get. so, a pretty clean case here and even the obama administration has already said it doesn't think the constitutionality of the defensive marriage act can withstand a legal attack. the second case the court decided to take on is proposition 8, the california ballot initiative adding a state constitutional amendment in 2008 that said only marriage between a man or woman is valid or recognized in california. it overturned a court ruling that said same-sex couples have a right to marry. the cases are likely to be heard in march and decided some time in june. randi? >> joe johns, thank you very much. >>> so, the decisions handed down next year but as jeffrey toobin told anderson cooper just the fact that they'll hear the cases is a landmark move. >> in 1967 was also the decision that s
CNN
Dec 1, 2012 4:00am PST
good morning to new york city. folks already out. you can feel the holiday already upon us. folks out there in central park ice skating and only ten minutes past 7:00 on the east coast. you have to get out and get it early. looks like such a nice shot. happy holidays, everybody. glad you're with us. >>> this year's election left the republican party at a crossroad searching for a new image. a new way ahead, a new plan to bring in new voters. it's our focus this morning. not only did the republicans lose the presidential race, they lost seats in both the house and the senate, but several party leaders say they've got a plan. change. change who they target. change what they talk about and change the attitude. it's a grand plan, but will it work? earlier i asked cnn contributor erick erickson who is the manager of the popular conservative blog redstate.com. you wrote, it's not time to throw out social conservatives. it's time to accept that without them, the gop would be even a smaller party and less able to reach out to the hispanic demographic and all the smart people need to embrace.
CNN
Dec 2, 2012 4:00am PST
in belcher's hometown in long island, new york, neighborhood of best babylon. his neighbors remember the boy who grew up to make good in the nfl. >> family man, a loving person, and that's somebody that you would want to keep around as a role model. >> he was somebody to look up to around here that, you know, made it. >> the kansas city chiefs released a statement following belcher's death. it reads in part, the entire chiefs family is deeply saddened by today's events and our collective hearts are heavy with sympathy. thoughts and prayers for the family and friends affected by this unthinkable tragedy. we'll continue to fully cooperate with with the authorities and work to ensure that the appropriate counseling resources are available. >>> the supreme court could decide this week whether to take up the controversial issue of same-sex marriage. the nine justices met behind closed doors on friday but took no action. the high court could act tomorrow when it's scheduled to release orders or the justices may choose to discuss the divisive issue when they meet for another scheduled conference on
CNN
Dec 9, 2012 3:00am PST
is already announcing who he wants to replace him? details ahead. >>> but first a look in new york this morning. a beautiful shot there. good morning to you, early birds. thanks so much for starting your day with us here at cnn. ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] everyone deserves the gift of all day pain relief. this season, discover aleve. all day pain relief with just two pills. i put away money. i was 21, so i said, "hmm, i want to retire at 55." and before you know it, i'm 58 years old. time went by very fast. it goes by too, too fast. ♪ but i would do it again in a heartbeat. [ laughs ] ♪ ♪ can i still ship a gift in time for christmas? yeah, sure you can. great. where's your gift? uh... whew. [ male announcer ] break from the holiday stress. ship fedex express by december 22nd for christmas delivery. >>> italy's prime minister silvio berlusconi says he will run again as his nation's leader and he says it's bedemand. he wrote on facebook, i am besieged by my people that are requesting that i get back in the battlefield leading the people of freedom, pdl party. it ended an 18-ye
CNN
Dec 1, 2012 3:00am PST
that battles the union. the issue came up on thursday in new york. hundreds of workers from fast food workers like mcdonald's, kfc and burger king on strike. calling for higher wages and the right to unionize. >> they were pretty passionate. let's take a listen to a couple of those workers who were on strike. >> many people are not able to afford apartments, some are on food stamps and it's, it's just not livable. >> better pay, better working condition and more, provide more clothing, a roof over my kids' head and put food on their table. >> well, the group organizing the protests say this is just the beginning. so, of course, we'll be watching that one. >> a lot of passion there. >>> well, they are key to fighting through the flu season and most of us aren't even getting a sixth of what we need. tips from a man who has never had a twinkie, our very own mark mcdonald, next. i love 'em even more. i earn 1% cash back everywhere, every time. 2% on groceries. 3% on gas. automatically. no hoops to jump through. that's 1% back on... [ toy robot sounds ] 2% on pumpkin pie. and apple. 3% back on 4 t
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